Missing Child Alert: Franklin Police need your help to find 8-year-old boy

8:45 pm: UPDATE | “Lyle” has been safely located. Triplett has been arrested.

Franklin Police are asking for the public’s help to find an 8-year-old boy who is believed to be in danger.

Paul “Lyle” Sykes is believed to be his mother, Bethany Triplett, in a black Toyota Avalon 4-door with the Tennessee license plate 7W6 307.

This missing child alert comes after Triplett fled from her Franklin home this afternoon, with Sykes, during an active police investigation. Detectives fear that he may now be in danger.

If you see the missing child or vehicle,
call 9-1-1

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